[art] The Child makes Christmas cards

These were on some of [info]the_child‘s gifts to various family members. I adore them.

Red Light
My card, accompanying a framed photo she’d taken, developed, and pulled an archival print of; in my case an extreme closeup of a car tire

Love
Mother of the Child’s card, accompanying a handmade beaten and cut copper bracelet

Film Strip
My sister’s card, accompanying a framed photo she’d taken, developed, and pulled an archival print of

Christmas Tree
Lisa Costello‘s card, accompany a very nice scarf

Puzzle Pieces
Dad’s card, with a handmade wooden puzzle

Once Upon a Time
The Niece’s card, with a very nice Cross fountain pen she had coveted

Music
My (step)mother’s card, with a handcrafted beaten copper bowl [info]the_child had made herself

Chinese Food
[info]tillyjane‘s card, with an illustrated Chinese cookbook and a request for lessons in Chinese cookery

There has been discussion of her opening a card shop on Etsy. I am so proud of her.

Art and images © 2012 B. Lake, all rights reserved, reproduced here with permission. Scans courtesy of M. Lake.

16 thoughts on “[art] The Child makes Christmas cards

  1. alexis says:

    Beautiful!

  2. Karen/Ana says:

    These are all so lovely! She has such talent.

  3. In spite of the horrors and struggles you’ve been going thru in recent years, I say this sincerely: You are a fortunate man in so many ways.

  4. Cora says:

    Those are wonderful! Your daughter is very talented.

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